With news that his bosses want at MGM him for five more “James Bond” films, Brit actor Daniel Craig is sending out some encouraging signs about playing the immortal secret agent as production gears up for “Skyfall,” the Sam Mendes-directed 23rd installment in the long-running franchise.
In an interview with The Guardian, Craig says “I love playing Bond. It’s fantastic.”
“I’ve got no desire to escape the role,” says Craig, who’s starring opposite Rooney Mara this month in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”
Here's the nut graf:
“Who knows what the result’s going to be?” Craig shrugs. “I think it will be fairly spectacular. I get paid a lot of money to do something I love to do, and whatever it is – the way I was brought up, or whatever – I feel if you’re getting paid you should put the work in. Maybe I’m stupid and everyone’s looking at me and saying: ‘Chill out, take the money and run.’ I can’t do that. I feel the more we put into it, the more we’ll get out. How best can we spend all this money? You don’t just take it and go, ‘Yay! See ya!’ I want millions of people to watch the movie. So why not make it good?”
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